8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lexington
1
Lexington
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Lexington

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mary Todd Lincoln House, then admire all the interesting features of Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm, and then try to win big at Keeneland.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lexington sightseeing site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Lexington. In June in Lexington, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Lexington

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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Mary Todd Lincoln House ©
Mary Todd Lincoln House

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then ponder the world of politics at White House, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Lexington to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

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Museums Nature Parks
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Washington DC to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get slightly colder in Niagara Falls: highs are around 77°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner .

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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